The Nuggets grabbed a 98-91 win over the Cavaliers on Friday, behind a 23-point effort from Danilo Gallinari at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 12.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 206.5.
Denver got 21 points from Kosta Koufos and another 17 points from Kenneth Faried. Ty Lawson contributed 8 assists, while Andre Iguodala cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Cleveland got 28 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 18 points from Dion Waiters. Kyrie Irving contributed 7 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tyler Zeller had 8 rebounds.
Denver trailed at halftime, 56-45.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 56 boards, while Cleveland only had 35.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.